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La arremetida contra Rosa María Payá

La arremetida contra Rosa María Payá
4 Julio, 2017 6:11 pm por Rogelio Travieso Pérez

El Cerro, la Habana Rogelio Travieso, (PD) En la mañana del martes 27 de
junio, en la revista televisiva Buenos Días, el periodista Fidel
Toranzo, basado en Cuba Debate, se refirió a Rosa María Paya. Mostró
como durante una reunión con estudiantes chilenos, uno de… Continue reading

Mensaje a todos los esbirros del gobierno de los Castro

Mensaje a todos los esbirros del gobierno de los Castro
25 Abril, 2017 6:35 pm por Guillermo López Rayneri

Miami, USA, Guillermo López, (PD) Este comentario va dirigido a todos
los que se han estado prestando a cometer actos salvajes de asesinar,
dejar morir a presos, patear, golpear indiscriminadamente a cubanos como
ellos y todo acto que se consideren que… Continue reading

Senadores honran en Washington a víctimas del comunismo cubano

Senadores honran en Washington a víctimas del comunismo cubano
En un evento celebrado este jueves en la capital de EEUU
Viernes, abril 7, 2017 | CubaNet

MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- Los senadores cubanoamericanos Marco Rubio y Ted
Cruz, junto al congresista Dennis Ross, participaron este jueves en el
evento “Memoria, justicia y relaciones EE.UU.-Cuba”, organizado por la
Fundación Memorial Víctimas del… Continue reading

Weakness, Fear And Inability Erode The Cuban Government

Weakness, Fear And Inability Erode The Cuban Government / 14ymedio,
Pedro Campos

14ymedio, Pedro Campos, Miami, 23 February 2017 — The recent
“diplomatic” action by the Cuban Government to try to prevent the
presence of foreign personalities in a private event in Havana to
receive a symbolic prize bearing the name of the late regime opponent
Oswaldo Payá, denotes the… Continue reading

Appeasement Never Works

Appeasement Never Works
by GEORGE WEIGEL February 25, 2017 4:00 AM

And it’s making matters worse in Cuba.
At first blush, Luis Almagro would seem an unlikely candidate for the
disfavor of the current Cuban regime. A man of the political Left, he
took office as the tenth secretary general of the Organization of
American States in 2015, vowing to… Continue reading

Madre de Rosa María Payá ‘La intolerancia del régimen les ha impedido viajar a Cuba’

Madre de Rosa María Payá: ‘La intolerancia del régimen les ha impedido
viajar a Cuba’
MARIO J. PENTÓN
mpenton@elnuevoherald.com

Con temor por la suerte de su hija, Ofelia Acevedo, viuda del
desaparecido disidente Oswaldo Payá, ofreció una conferencia de prensa
en Miami en horas de la mañana de este miércoles en simultáneo con la
ceremonia de entrega del premio Oswaldo… Continue reading

Cuba says it foiled plot to destabilize country, slams dissidents and OAS

Cuba says it foiled plot to destabilize country, slams dissidents and OAS
By Sarah Marsh and Nelson Acosta | HAVANA

Communist-ruled Cuba on Wednesday said it had foiled a serious plot
aiming to destabilize the country by preventing the chief of the
Organization of American States traveling to the island to attend an
award ceremony organized by dissidents.

The opposition… Continue reading

Cuban Government Blocks Several Guests From Entering Cuba For The Oswaldo Payá Award

Cuban Government Blocks Several Guests From Entering Cuba For The
Oswaldo Payá Award / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 21 February 2017 – The Cuban government has mobilized
in the last hours to prevent several guests from arriving in Havana to
attend to Oswaldo Paya Award ceremony, scheduled for tomorrow,
Wednesday, at 11:00 am. Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon has
been the… Continue reading

Top diplomat to accept award from democracy group in Cuba

Top diplomat to accept award from democracy group in Cuba
By LUIS ALONSO LUGO AND ANDREA RODRIGUEZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON — Feb 15, 2017, 2:07 PM ET

A prominent diplomat is planning a politically sensitive trip to Cuba to
accept an award from a pro-democracy group on the island.

Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States,
will… Continue reading

‘The Totalitarian Regime Is Intact’ – One Cuban’s Message to Obama

‘The Totalitarian Regime Is Intact’: One Cuban’s Message to Obama
The U.S. is pressing ahead with its opening to Cuba. What does that mean
for democracy on the island?
URI FRIEDMAN JUN 22, 2016 GLOBAL

Earlier this month, Ben Rhodes, the architect of Barack Obama’s
diplomatic opening to Cuba, characterized the full restoration of
U.S.-Cuban relations—in other words, Congress lifting… Continue reading

La paja en el ojo ajeno – consigna del bloguero

La paja en el ojo ajeno: consigna del bloguero
Para el autor de este artículo, el tronco clavado en el ojo que ya no
puede ver sería el financiamiento exterior que recibe el Gobierno cubano
en forma de deudas canceladas, créditos y ayudas para el desarrollo,
entre otros
Carlos Manuel Estefanía, Estocolmo | 08/06/2016 4:16 pm

Suele llegarme desde la… Continue reading

The Leaders Feel “Threatened” After Obama’s Visit

The Leaders Feel “Threatened” After Obama’s Visit / 14ymedio

14ymedio, 21 April 2106 — The national coordinator of the Christian
Liberation Movement (MCL), Eduardo Cardet, argues that the communist
leaders of Cuba felt “very threatened” by the recent visit of US
President Barack Obama. “They fear losing power,” he said told the
Catholic news agency Aciprensa on Wednesday.

“This entrenchment… Continue reading

Activists Deliver 10,000 Varela Project Signatures to Cuba’s National Assembly

Activists Deliver 10,000 Varela Project Signatures to Cuba’s National
Assembly / 14ymedio
Posted on March 24, 2016

14ymedio, 24 March 2016 – On Thursday morning several activists
delivered 10,000 signatures on the Varela Project, which are in addition
to the 25,404 signatures previously provided to this legislative body.
Participating in the delivery were Rosa Maria Rodriguez from the
Christian Liberation… Continue reading

Days Before Obama’s Visit, Cuba’s Allies Try to Block Dissident From Speaking at UN Human Rights Council

Days Before Obama’s Visit, Cuba’s Allies Try to Block Dissident From
Speaking at UN Human Rights Council
By Patrick Goodenough | March 16, 2016 | 4:32 AM EDT

(CNSNews.com) – The Castro regime, backed by representatives of some of
the world’s most repressive regimes, tried on Tuesday to prevent a
prominent Cuban dissident from speaking at the U.N. Human Rights… Continue reading

Entrevista con Héctor Palacios

Entrevista con Héctor Palacios
marzo 16, 2016 6:01 am·

A 20 años de Concilio Cubano (II)

El Vedado, La Habana, Aleaga Pesant, (PD) Héctor Palacios Ruiz, hoy en
el exilio, fue uno de los referentes de la oposición democrática en Cuba
durante muchos años. Fue uno de los presos de la causa de los 75, en la
primavera de 2003.… Continue reading

No nos engañemos con la cancelación del viaje de Kerry a Cuba

No nos engañemos con la cancelación del viaje de Kerry a Cuba
Posted on 4 marzo, 2016
Por Mauricio Claver-Carone

La administración de Barack Obama se ha colocado entre la espada y la pared.

En una entrevista de diciembre de 2015, el presidente Obama declaró que
sólo viajaría a Cuba “si, de hecho, yo puedo decir con confianza que
estamos… Continue reading

Oswaldo Payá Remembered On The Anniversary Of His Birth

Oswaldo Payá Remembered On The Anniversary Of His Birth / 14ymedio
Posted on February 29, 2016

14ymedio, Havana, 29 February 2016 – A Mass in memory of the 64th
anniversary of Oswaldo Payá’s birth was held Monday afternoon in the
parish of El Salvador del Mundo in the Havana neighborhood of
Cerro. Celebrating the Mass was the Auxiliary Bishop of… Continue reading

Cuban dissidents to receive human rights award

Cuban dissidents to receive human rights award
ČTK | 8 FEBRUARY 2016

Prague, Feb 5 (CTK) – Eleven Cuban dissidents and former political
prisoners will receive the Homo Homini award for human rights promotion
from the Czech People in Need organisation at the beginning of the One
World film festival on March 7, Adela Pospichalova, from People in Need,
has… Continue reading

CUBA’S ‘BLACK SPRING’ STILL HAUNTS JOURNALISTS

CUBA’S ‘BLACK SPRING’ STILL HAUNTS JOURNALISTS
David Soler 8 February 2016

Years after their release, two Cuban journalists look back at lost years.

In March 2003 the world’s attention was transfixed on Iraq as the United
States prepared to launch a divisive military assault on Saddam
Hussein’s government. Meanwhile just 90 miles from U.S. shores, Cuban
President Fidel Castro seized… Continue reading

People In Need Award Goes To Former Cuban Prisoners Of The Black Spring

People In Need Award Goes To Former Cuban Prisoners Of The Black Spring
/ 14ymedio
Posted on February 3, 2016

14ymedio, Havana, 3 February 2016 — The Czech organization People in
Need has given its Homo Homini Award for this year to the 11 former
prisoners of the 2003 Black Spring who continue to live in Cuba, as
confirmed to… Continue reading

Beating A Dead Horse Between Brussels And Havana

Beating A Dead Horse Between Brussels And Havana / Rosa Maria Paya
Posted on December 19, 2015

The issue of human rights must permeate every point of the agreement
between the EU and Cuba

El País, Rosa Maria Paya, 18 December 2015 – In more than a year of
negotiations with the Cuban government, the European Union still does
not… Continue reading

No change in Cuba, totalitarianism persists – dissident in Prague

No change in Cuba, totalitarianism persists – dissident in Prague
published: 25.11.2015, 18:13

Prague – The situation of the Cuban opposition has not changed in the
past year of warmed relations between Havana and Washington, and the
totalitarian regime persists in the county, Cuban dissident Maria Paya,
on a visit to Prague, has told CTK.

Paya, who gives a lecture… Continue reading

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